beach erosion here. it's unfortunately impacting the same areas impacted by sandy. it should be noted this is not sandy. it's not going to bring the same impact, but impactful all the same. heavy rain up the coast, even in new england. even places like philadelphia could see light accumulations of snow. rob and paula, back to you. >> all right. thanks, jim. and now to a truly dedicated voter. a first-time mom-to-be in chicago began feeling labor pains. but instead of rushing to the hospital, 21-year-old galicia malone grabbed her bag and ran to her polling place. >> it was her first chance to vote in a presidential election, and she wasn't going to miss it, even though her water had broken and her contractions were, get this, five minutes apart. inside the voting booth, she kept telling herself, read and breathe. read and breathe. she says she wanted to set an example for her new daughter. and, you know, sometimes going to the polling stations can be as painful as birth. >> you have to admire her commitment. she was heard yesterday. all right. for some of you, your local news is next. and for everyone else, we'll be back with the obama celebration, the romney concession, and how it's all being covered. next.